"Walter Alza has been an inspiration to many of my clients. He gives them confidence, perspective and a new approach to auditioning which ultimately helps them win the role." Shari Quallenberg Agent/OWNER AMI Agency

Our Acting Classes In Toronto & Online Will Show You Hands On How to Learn to be an Actor - Are you A Pro Actor that needs to step it up? - In need to learn the secrets of how to get in show Business?

Welcome to Alza Acting Studio ONLINE a division of Alza Acting Studios

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Jadiel DowlinCongrats Jadiel On Winning The Star Rising Award and on his new show, StarFalls on Nickelodeon

" Within only a few months of training with the experienced and talented Alza team through their classes and privates, I managed to land a main role in a television series!The Alza method works, trust it!"
-Jadiel Dowlin Emmy Award Nominee (daytime) for Annedroids, StarFalls Nickelodeon



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Alza Acting Studio

Was founded by Walter Alza, a Trailblazer, a true talent dedicated to all facets of his professional craft. He is an accomplished, multiple award-winning actor, writer, director and visual artist. Walter’s work spans over 30 years with hundreds of hours of screen time - on both big and small screens to his credit. He has Co Star in titles such as Get Rich or Die Tryin(starring 50 Cent & Academy Award nominee directors, Jim Sheridan & Terrance Howard of Empire & Iron Man), Flashpoint, Metropia and in the six-time, award winning film, At the Hotel to mention a few. His ability to artfully portray characters from diverse nationalities in over 40 films, television series’ and movies of the week has garnered him rave reviews in the U.S., Canada and in around the world.

Experience the most in-depth and fun acting classes in Toronto at all levels from beginner to advanced. Work with Walter Alza and his group of award-winning faculty in our online group classes using advanced web based video conferencing to study, learn, and grow in a group environment. You will be in the room with your coach and fellow students working and training on-camera for film and television with playback and feedback of performances. Walter Alza's group classes have been developing award-winning actors for over 14 years! Click here for more information and to register for upcoming sessions, space is limited!

Online private coaching with Walter Alza and award-winning faculty with a flexible schedule 7 days a week! For aspiring or experienced actors, whether you're taking classes currently or not, business professionals or anyone who wishes to improve their speaking or presentation skills or just learn what acting is about! We also offer private coaching for kids and teens of all experience levels! All you need is a phone/computer with Internet connection and camera. Click here to set up a session!

Walter Alza and staff are holding online webinar sessions. Interactive group sessions covering a wide range of topics from craft work to history to how to get ahead in the industry! Click here for more information and upcoming dates!



  • Award Winning Faculty

  • Beginner to pro actor's level classes (12 years @ yonge and bloor)

  • Actor's Career Planning that pay off

  • Alza's own Specific method that will change your work and life's path

  • The highest Technology in Canada

  • All classes have multiple cameras

  • Playback in all classes

  • Family oriented acting studio

  • Zero Attitude

  • Diversity

  • Top guests Casting Directors, Directors, Producers

  • Easy to get to us, we are @ Yonge and Bloor (across from TTC)


Our award-winning faculty has over 50 years of combined experience in Film Television and Theatre ready to give it to you first hand. Walter Alza is one of the few coaches in Canada who actually does for a living what he teaches   Walter Alza’s objective is to do for students what great teachers like these did for theirs Meisner, Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg, Chekhov, Stanislavski

These great masters were directors and or actors before they become teachers". When selecting a private studio/school look for those who do what they preach”. Aside from Walter's own tools you will learn tools from the great ones mentioned above.

Walter Alza and Alza Acting Studio are members of TAAS The Acting Studio Association.

Need a Agent? Walter Alza Directs a monthly Agent showcase with a great % of actors landing an agent. at castingwork

Our classes and private coaching

are regarded as one of the most in depth and fun acting classes in Toronto for all levels. A Sudio with zero Attitude, at Walter Alza Acting Studio we are all about the work, passion, motivation and having fun. All classes are shot with Multiple cameras with the highest technology in Canada and review on large HD screens, our work mirrors what you do on set, not the cold audition room.

Our acting classes and career planning are ideal for the experienced, emerging actor and or crossing over from Theatre to Film or other disciplines or you simply have the ACTING BUG! Why not? We see month after month how ordinary people become great actors and great actors become crafted actors.

The goal remains the same: to become Crafted, to let you express and to get cast more. We also train individuals who want to expand from other mediums such as dance, singing and business professionals.

YOU will be working On camera in our studio which it mirrors working on set with Award Winning Professionals, multiple time award winning actors and directors who are ready and willing to give their passion, skill and talent to take you to the next level and help building your confidence with a new set of skills.

In Alza Acting Studio We believe that what one can accomplish, another thousand could accomplish as well. It is our mission to develop each actor’s truth – body, soul and voice Let's a begin the journey.

Our Actors/Students


are currently working in leading, guest starring and principal roles in most of the major films and series been shot in Toronto and around the world. Our actors have gone on to win awards and light up the silver screens at some of the top largest festivals in the world, including Cannes, TIFF, Venice and hundreds of festivals around the world. The studio has helped shape the career of many successful Canadian actors who have gone on to star, co star and play principal roles  in films & series such as The Americans, Bitten, Degrassi, CrackedFlashpoint, Rockie Blue, Lost Girl, Blackbird (winner at tiff), What we have (winner at TIFF Inside Out) Hannibal,  HBO’s Transporter,  The Strain, Nikita to name a few..


Studio Director

Walter Alza

Award Winning-artist/Actor/Director/Writer/Producer/Acting Coach.

walter alzaSome legends that Walter Alza has worked with include John Candy, Edward Woodward Oscar Winner director Robert Wise(West Side Story), Robert Loggia (scarface) Paul Sorvino (Good fellows, Mambo Italiano) Leslie Nielsen (The Naked gun), Christopher Lloyd(Back to the Future) Robert Stack, Charles Bronson, other actors, and directors include Academy Award nominee Terrance Howard 50 Cent and Academy Award nominee director Jim Sheridan, Ricky Gervais, Omar Miller, George Wendt (Cheers) Eric Bana (Munich, Black Hawk Down, Hulk, Hanna, and Star Trek).Omar Miller ( 8 Mile, Should we Dance) Katherine Ohara (home alone), Kelly Macdonald Boardwalk Empire America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy) Jeff Arch (Writer: Sleepless in Seattle) John Landis (Dir of Blues Brothers, Thriller Michael Jackson), Director Ken Finkleman, DANNY WELLS. Adwally Ogunleye (Lost)David Carradine, (Kill Bill) Don McKellar,Maury Chaykin, Martha Henry Paul Gross (Due South, Men with Brooms) CARLO ROTA (24) Callum Keith Renni (Memento)Kim Huffman (Mama Mia, Traders, Looking for Leonard) Rick Schroder (NYPD) John Vernon Yasmine Bleeth 90201, Catherine Robertson (902101, Scary Movie 3) Annabeth Gish (90201, Double Jeopardy), John Stamos (Full House, Fuller House) Nick Campbell. READ MORE ABOUT WALTER ALZA


Look out for Walter Alza o Netflix's Special Correspondent with Ricky Gervais (The Office), Eric Bana (Munich, Black Hawk Down, Hulk, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Hanna, and Star Trek). Kevin Pollak (The usual Suspects), (Kelly Macdonald Boardwalk Empire), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, Superstore).Walter Alza is also currently developing various films and web series.

Walter is regarded as one of Canada’s most complete and crafted acting teacher. Walter Alza Acting Studio has been crafting Actors for over a decade now.

Walter has an extraordinary ability of bringing out the best performance from any actor. Walter has taught and or moderate at the Actra Conference (the actors union), at various film festivals (and universities), at Equity Showcase and leads the agents showcase at casting workbook a few times a year.

“When Walter acts, you see the intensity of a beast in him, Academy Award Nominee Director Jim Sheridan Get Rich or Die Trying(Dream House In America, In the name of The father)

Several of clients studied with Walter and have nothing but great things to say about his techniques. After knowing him for a while, I highly recommend Walter's classes. You won't be disappointed" - Stephanie Porter - Porter Group Agency

"Most people quit because they get discouraged. True warrior's don't get discouraged." I love this quote! Thank you Walter.

Our Mission

We are passionate about the craft and we want to share that passion with you. Our work has been out there for 10 years now. We offer you the chance to develop your instrument and nourish your craft to work on film, television and theatre. In each of Alza Acting Studio’s classes, it is our mission to develop each actor’s truth – body, soul and voice. For us it is about the craft, quality versus quantity. We pay respect to our history, to the great legendary teachers  Sanford Meisner, Stanislavsky, Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler to name a few, they were actors before they become great teachers and directors.  

People say Walter Alza and our Award winning faculty are rare passionate, actors, directors and acting coaches who genuinely love working with actors. We have the extraordinary ability of bringing the best performance out of each actor. More info please visit us at  If you want to be crafted, take your passion to the next level and learn to use effective tools, if you need to be motivated all the time, we are the right studio for you.

Finally, do you want to be set apart from the rest?

-If you don't put the work, you just give the opportunity to someone else to succeed-

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Congarts Trisha 3 gigs and a new agent in one week.

Congrats Danielle Aarssen! Walter, I have three films shooting in the next 5 weeks. Every piece of encouragement has truly helped me get here and I can't tell you how happy I am to be at this point in life and belonging to the studio :)


marcoCongrats Marco just got cast in a film!